Industry Voices

Stacy Garcia Urban Adaptation
Images shown clockwise from top left: Stacy Garcia Commercial for York Wallcoverings – Sprout (Lily), Stacy Garcia Commercial Textiles: Realm Collection – Elevate (Sage), Scott Webb via Unsplash, Bruno Ramos Lara via Unsplash, Chelsea Bock via Unsplash, Scott Webb via Unsplash
Sparked by the need to reduce our environmental footprint and our desire to be one with nature, urban residents have found new ways to integrate agriculture into a digitalized world. Taking the… more
fun at work
7 tips for fun at work
Are you having fun in your business? When you enjoy something, you are happier (and that makes the people around you happier as well). On the other hand, if you find a task painful, you generally… more
Surface Pattern Designer Stacy Garcia has made a name for herself, sharing her aesthetic through her hospitality textiles company LebaTex as well as licensing her designs across multiple categories,… more
Christina Henck Boho Chic
Photo: Sean Kane
Trends have always paralleled between interior design and fashion worlds. Here are a few of the latest ways furniture design is mirroring the top fashion houses.  Both apparel and interior… more
Bauer Clifton Last Look
Photo: Inua Blevins
Before Jason Clifton and Jeremy Bauer of Bauer/Clifton Interiors came along, this entryway didn’t exist. Added as part of an extensive home renovation in Juneau, AK, this small space makes a big… more
Stacy Garcia Color Crush Crystal Water
This sea glass blue tint is tranquil, yet energizing.
Indulge in the pure serenity of Crystal Water as this crisp, aquatic-inspired color takes us to a tranquil, yet exhilarating place. A light, sea glass blue, this tint captures a relaxing aesthetic as… more
At this spring’s High Point Market, we hosted a panel with Universal Furniture on how designers, architects and builders can work together effectively on custom projects. We didn’t want our readers… more
Stacy Garcia Color Crush Moroccan Sunset
This deep orange Color Crush hue brings a sunset indoors.
Discover the vibrance and excitement behind Moroccan Sunset, a juicy orange that encourages a sense of adventure. Creating a feel of liveliness and comfort, Moroccan Sunset brightens up our spaces … more
Laura Muller kitchen
Photography by Riley Jamison
Laura Muller, Principal, CEO and Designer at Four Point Design Build, describes her “Clean Fresh Modern” style as organized, edited, contemporary and geared toward wellness and real living. “It’s an… more
Color Crush Willow Stacy Garcia
Stacy Garcia shares her latest Color Crush: Willow.
Editor's Note: Pattern Designer Stacy Garcia shares her "Color Crush" with us this month: Willow. For more insights on color, pattern and design, visit Stacy's blog: Life-Styled. Willow: Soothing,… more
Kerrie Kelly of Kerrie Kelly Design Labs
Kerrie Kelly is a Board Member of ASID and on the editorial advisory board of Furniture, Lighting & Decor
Kerrie Kelly has a successful career as an interior designer. Her trademarked motto, “Everyone Deserves Great Design” has served her professional development and her business, Kerrie Kelly Design Lab… more
Courtney McLeod apartment design
(Photo: John Dolan Photography)
With each project, designer Courtney McLeod applies a left- and right-brain approach: creative designs with analytical rigor. In this New York City two-bedroom apartment, McLeod brought out her… more
Fernando Rodriguez
Fernando Rodriguez of Stewart Rodriguez and ASH Home shares his insights on best business practices for interior designers
Editor's Note: Fernando Rodriguez, of Aaron Stewart Home (ASH) and Stewart Rodriguez is the newest blogger on Furniture, Lighting & Decor. Come along with him as he shares best practices for… more
pixabay phone instagram
(Photo: Pixabay)
Instagram may be the favorite platform for interior designers, but is it — and social media in general — really helping them grow their businesses? Not always, according to research from Unity… more
For multi-award-winning designer Nina Magon, "minimal" doesn't mean boring. Known for her modern aesthetic that balances bold high design with glamorous appeal and her viral Live Stylish Daily blog,… more
AphroChic Jeanine Hays Bryan Mason
Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason's new collection for Dounia Home celebrates Marrakech’s history and people.
When naming their new luxury lighting collection with Dounia Home, Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason of AphroChic chose to honor the collection’s Moroccan roots: “Amur Akush,” the original name of… more
Condo dining room
(Photo: Donna Griffith)
When her downsizing client asked her to redesign an untouched Toronto condo originally built in the 1980s, designer Cynthia Ferguson had a blank canvas and plenty to work with. See how she designed… more
The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), Feb. 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, packs a ton of great products and events for interior designers of all specialties. This year, the boutique-… more